Expert I/O 1000 Chosen as 2009 Golden Mousetrap Contest Finalist

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Dajac's Expert I/O 1000 simplifies automation projects for testing, process control, industrial, distribution, medical, home and hobby. It has been chosen as a finalist in the 2009 Design News Golden Mousetrap contest.

These products showcase the highly imaginative ways that today's engineers are 'building a better mousetrap,' and we thank them for their contributions.

Dajac Inc., a leader in PC based automation, today announced its latest PC based automation control module, the Expert I/O 1000, has been named a finalist in the 2009 Design News Golden Mousetrap contest. Design News is a leading technical publication and resource for design engineers. The Golden Mousetrap award recognizes engineering innovation and creativity in product design.

"It's a great honor that our accomplishments have been recognized by a panel of technical experts," said David Novak president of Dajac Inc. "We continually strive to deliver products that make our customers' jobs easier and the Expert I/O 1000 is no exception."

The Expert I/O 1000 is a USB connected data acquisition (DAQ)/control module. It incorporates many I/O functions: 16 digital inputs, 16 digital outputs (3.3V-27V push/pull), 2 analog outputs (6 selectable ranges each), 6 analog inputs and 2 brush DC motor controllers with integrated amplifiers. In addition to these I/O functions, it contains 2KB of user accessible nonvolatile memory. All this is incorporated in a compact 6.125" x 3.375" x 2.25" enclosure.

For more than two decades, the Design News Awards Program has recognized engineering innovation and creativity in product design. This year, Golden Mousetrap awards were given in four major categories: Electronics, Motion Control/Automation, Hardware/Software, Materials/Fastening/Joining/Assembly, and 20 subcategories. Design News gathered a record number of entries, distributing them to their beat editors for judging. Based on the editors' expertise in each technology area, 71 finalists and 23 winners were selected.

"Design News congratulates the winners and finalists of the 2009 Golden Mousetrap Awards for the great work they've done to develop new and innovative products for design engineers," said Design News Editor-in-Chief Karen Field. "These products showcase the highly imaginative ways that today's engineers are 'building a better mousetrap,' and we thank them for their contributions."

Dajac Inc. designs, manufactures and markets PC based automation products to several markets: manufacturing, automotive, lab, educational, hobby, medical and more. Dajac products are used in industrial automation, functional testing, engineering lab testing, process control, home automation, model train layouts, product distribution and many other flexible automation projects. Dajac was founded in Indiana in 2000. More information is available at http://www.dajac.com/expert_io.html.

Note to Editors: Dajac, the Dajac logo, IntelliAim, Osprey, Osprey XT, V/O+ and Expert I/O are trademarks of Dajac Inc. All other trademarks are owned by their respective companies.

Dajac Inc.
Westfield, IN 46074
317-608-0500

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